What's on inWatford


Welcome to Watford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Watford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Watford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Watford

19
OCT
100 Wardour St presents SWITCH
100 Wardour St

Switch it up with a fresh energising mashup of huge chart hits blended with feel good classics. Featuring some of the countries leading musicians SWITCH are guaranteed to put a smile on your face and a spring in your step. Blistering vocals…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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19
OCT
ad caput capitis: the lost skulls of Swedenborg
Swedenborg House

Exhibition of items from the Swedenborg Archive and talks by Iain Sinclair and Colin Dickey exhibition 18‐21 October 9.30‐5pm talks Thursday 19th October 6.00 pm additional artwork by Jeremy Millar curated by Stephen McNeilly Swedenborg House 2021…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 02074 057986
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19
OCT
Aster Live : Lauren Johnson and Band
Aster Restaurant

We kick off proceedings with the fabulous Lauren Johnson and band on 19th October.To book a table please email infoaster‐restaurant.comVenue: Aster Restaurant 150 Victoria Street London SW1E 5LBPriceStandard: USD 0Links: Booking: https:go.evvnt.com165158‐0…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07391 011324
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19
OCT
Bugged Out’s Little Bugger
The Social

After roaming festival dance stages and changing the face of pub raves forever Bugged Outs Little Bugger has found a weekly home every Thursday night at Central Londons famed institution The Social.Despite being a long running mutant techno night Bugged Out has…

Location: 15.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07737 628638
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19
OCT
Celebrate Diwali with Vicky Bhogal & Simon Gregory
Bluebird Restaurant

On Thursday 19 th October British‐born Indian Cookery Writer and Broadcaster Vicky Bhogal isteaming up with Bluebirds Executive Chef Simon Gregory to celebrate Diwali with a feast for all thesenses at the iconic Chelsea restaurant. The evening will feature a demonstration by…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02075 591000
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19
OCT
Comedy Carnival: Stand Up Comedy Night Every Thurs
Bar Rumba

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Tonights show features John Moloney Funmbi Omotayo Si Deaves and Pete Jonas as MC. Party packages with food are also available for group bookings. Venue: Bar Rumba…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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19
OCT
Diwali West London - Music, Dance, Poetry, Comedy
Ealing Town Hall

Diwali Celebration Fever Hits West LondonDiwali celebration hits West London in October when H‐Dhami a British‐Indian Bhangra singer Britains Got Talent 1 Michael Jackson Tribute Act Signature and UKs finest Bhangra dancers comedy and poetry acts perform at Variety Show ‐ Diwali…

Location: 11.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07596 973264
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19
OCT
Exhibition Launch: Victims of Nazi Persecution in
Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

Limited spaces are available to attend the launch of our newest exhibition which highlights the stories of those persecuted during the Nazi occupation of the Channel Islands. The exhibition draws upon The Wiener Librarys rich archival collections files recently released by The…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02076 367247
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19
OCT
Free Magic
zebrano carnaby

Neil Edwards will perform a unique close‐up magic show just for youVenue: zebrano carnaby 14‐16 Ganton St Carnaby London W1F 7BTPriceFree: GBP 0Links: Facebook: https:go.evvnt.com167064‐0…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 875267
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19
OCT
JuJu Chelsea Christmas Showcase
JuJu Chelsea

We have the pleasure to invite you and your company for an evening to sample all we can offer for your Christmas Party. Including:‐ Selection of cocktails created by our award‐winning mixologists‐ Festive Canapes‐ Caviar Sampling‐ Casino Table‐ 3D Photo Booth‐ Renowned…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02073 515998
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19
OCT
Ken Howard and Friends- The Auction
John Bly Gallery

Royal Academician Ken Howard arguably this countrys best‐loved artist has invited his friends to join him in an Auction to help raise awareness of the plight of the children living in remote villages in Darfur. Members of The Royal Academy Royal Watercolour…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 07957 206440
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19
OCT
London East Asia Film Festival: ‘The Fortress’
Odeon Leicester Square

After the success of 2016s inaugural event the London East Asia Film Festival returns for a second year. Featuring 50 screenings across ten cinemas over 11 days from 1929 October. Celebrating films from South Korea Hong Kong Taiwan Japan China and Southeast…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

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19
OCT
MetFilm School Postgraduate Open Evening in Creati
MetFilm School

OUR OPEN EVENING WILL INCLUDE:‐ An informative and comprehensive presentation about our different postgraduate courses‐ The opportunity to learn more about studying with us from our students. ‐ A tour of our facilities at Ealing Studios West London.‐ Guidance on your next…

Location: 11.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02083 211929
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19
OCT
Paul Young Performs at Quaglino’s
Quaglinos

Q Live Quaglinos Autumn Series brings together a mix of exceptional live music acts featuring the legendary Paul Young music royalty Heather Small and jazz supremo Natalie Williams. On 19 October Quaglinos will present a performance with the legendary Paul Young.…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02079 306767
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19
OCT
Quaglino's Presents Paul Young
Quaglino's

Quaglinos presents an intimate performance with the legendary Paul YoungA household name for many of his 80s hits Paul Young will be joining us at Quaglinos on October 19th for an intimate set celebrating some of his greatest hits. Former frontman of…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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19
OCT
The Humble Servant
Swedenborg House

18 October‐30 November 2017 Mon‐Fri 9.30 am ‐ 5.00 pm daily Swedenborg House Bookshop 20‐21 Bloomsbury Way London WC1A 2TH FREE entryOpen evening Thursday 19 October 2017 6.00‐9.00 pm refreshments servedThe Humble Servant is an exhibition of…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 02074 057986
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19
OCT
Who's Who @ The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

Whos WhoWidely respected and acknowledged by members of and those close to The Who as the group that most interprets the songs of Pete Townshend and the legendary live performances of The Who with honesty and integrity. Giving nothing less than 100…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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19
OCT
Why do some people become psychopaths?
The Royal Society

Psychopathy has long captured the public imagination. Newspaper column inches and Hollywood films alike mirror our curiosity and capture our natural fear of characters who seem to lack basic humanity. Why do some people develop psychopathy and can it be prevented…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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19
OCT
Young Engineers' Railway Seminar 2017
Institution of Mechanical Engineers

This event will equip those at the early stages of their careers with the knowledge required to thrive in this dynamic industry. Find out how senior rail experts are managing the challenges that innovation brings and make invaluable contacts with your peers…

Location: 16.4 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: +44(0)2079 731291
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20
OCT
100 Wardour Street Presents: The New Atlantics
100 Wardour St

The band consists of 2 incredible vocalists 2 horns and a killer rhythm section who serve up a blend of Soul Pop and R&B hits from the likes of Stevie Wonder to Jess Glynn & Michael Jackson to Justin Timberlake. With their…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07471 952820
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20
OCT
Absent Kelly Introducing: Armada Named Sound
Surya

After impressing promoters Absent Kelly at previous shows Armada Named Sound is back. This electronic music project combines elements of everything from trip hop to trance creating something totally unique.Well also be joined by OLWH a Hertfordshire based music producer who has…

Location: 15.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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20
OCT
Aster Live : Weekend DJ Sessions
Aster Restaurant

This weekends line up includes:Scarlett Lapidus kicks off proceedings on Friday from 6pm.DJ Charles takes the helm for our bottomless brunch session from 12pm on Saturday.DJ Dan H returns for the evening slot to finish things off in style from 7.00 pm…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07391 011324
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20
OCT
BUSHEY 30s to 50sPlus PARTY for Singles & Couples
Bushey Golf & Country Club

NEW & UNMISSABLE 30s to 50sPlus Party Nights for Singles and Couples with top DJ playing your favourite chart and dance music from 80s to date. These parties are THE place for 30s to 50sPlus to dance romance meet new…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08003 134441
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20
OCT
Chiddlers’ hour: Esio Trot
The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Event detailsTimes: 10.30am to 11.30amCost: £3 per child. Accompaning adults do not need to pay. Cost does not include Museum entry which you dont need to purchase to enjoy Chiddlers Hour.Age: for 0 to 3 year olds.Type of workshop: storytelling songs games…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01494 892192
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20
OCT
CHRISTMAS AT JUJU CHELSEA
JuJu Chelsea

For further information packages and availabilities contact our events team via 020 7351 5998 or infojujulondon.comwww.jujulondon.comThis year JuJu Chelsea is collaborating with Grey Goose to turn the venue into a Grey Goose Grotto with unique themed VIP Areas and exclusive deals availableOur…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02073 515998
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20
OCT
Comedy Carnival: Stand Up Comedy Night Every Frida
Bar Rumba

Comedy Carnival presents an outstanding line‐up of international comedy every Thursday Friday and Saturday night. Tonights show features Ian Stone Paul F Taylor Pete Jonas and Phil Dinsdale as MC.Party packages with food are also available for group bookings. Venue: Bar Rumba…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02070 417312
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20
OCT
Gastrophysics Chef’s table
Kitchen Theory

This is an immersive and intimate experience giving a first‐hand insight into the creative process of a chef and his team.The emerging science of gastrophysics is a field of study looking at how we perceive flavour in the brain using all of…

Location: 8.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 0447854 517275
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20
OCT
Great White @ The Underworld Camden
The Underworld

The Underworld presents:Great White Bandplus supportPrice: £25.00 adv.Doors: 6pm ‐ 10pm...............................................About:Great White is an American hard rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1977. The band gained popularity during the 1980s and early 1990s.Venue: The Underworld 174 Camden High Street London NW1…

Location: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 2072 673939
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20
OCT
Joan
The Hat Factory Arts Centre

What happens when a disguise soon becomes something a lot more real and you have to fight for who you really are The latest daring fusion of lyrical new writing and anarchic cabaret from the multi‐award winning Milk Presents and performed by…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01582 878100
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20
OCT
LEGENDS LIVE TOUR 2017
The SSE Arena, Wembley

Tony Denton Promotions are delighted to bring these four iconic artistes together for the Legends Live arena tour 2017 the tour features Suzi Quatro David Essex The Osmonds & Hot Chocolate. This not to be missed tour will be kicking off at…

Location: 9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 843444
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Tourist Attractions


Butterfly World

After a winter packed full of developments, Butterfly World near St Albans is ready to open its wings and amaze visitors this Spring. From 29th April 2010, phase II of this ever‐evolving project, due to complete in 2011 with the opening of the massive biodome , will…

De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre

The De Havilland Aircraft Heritage Centre is the oldest of it's type in Britain today, which was opened in 1959 to display the De Havilland Mosquito prototype. There is a comprehensive collection of 20 de Havilland aircraft, along with related memorabilia. The Aeroshop specialises in all…

St Albans Cathedral

The Cathedral and Abbey Church of Saint Alban is the seat of the Bishop of St Albans and serves the Diocese of St Albans in the counties of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, the Borough of Luton and the London Borough of Barnet.The cathedral is a centre of worship and mission…

Veralamium Museum

Verulamium Museum is on the site of one of the major cities in Roman Britain, now an attractive park. Inside there are ‐ recreated Roman rooms ‐ hands‐on Discovery Areas ‐ video presentations ‐ touch screen databases ‐ some of the finest Roman mosaics…

A P Amusements

A P Amusements ‐ Amusement Park in Watford, . Contact venue on telephone number 01923256348 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

Abbey View Golf Course

Abbey View Golf Course ‐ golf course in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01727 868227 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Abbey View Golf Course golf courseclub.…

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